The History of Leith

August 20, 2006

‘Female Rambling Sailor’, ‘Dandy Husband’, ‘Old Mill Stream’ and ‘Braes o’ Gleniffer’

Come all you people far an near,
And listen to my ditty.
At Gravesend lived a maiden fair,
Who was both young and pretty,
Her love he was press’d away,
And drowned in a foreign sea
Which caus’d this maiden for to say,
I’ll be a female sailor.

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